John Beckley Chapter Officers

Here is a list of elected Officers in the new Beckley Chapter. They will remain in office until November 2019.

President: James Paul Chapman – 844 Old Eccles Rd., Beckley, WV 25801 Tel: 304 573-4009 bpcpastor1992@gmail.com

Vice Pres: Dexter Leon Jones – PO Box 676, Daniels, WV 25832 Tel: 304 255-3957 dandcjones@hotmail.com

Secretary: Michael Lee White – 207 Millstone Dr., Beckley, WV 25801 Tel: 304 673-8978 mwhite@fca.org

Treasurer: Gerald William Godfrey – 273 Canterbury Dr., Shady Spring, WV 25918 Tel: 304 573-9647 godfreygerald@hotmail.com

Registrar: George Edward Hunter – 143 N. Waterwood Ln., Shady Spring, WV 25918 Tel: 304 763-4915 chunter211@gmail.com

Historian: Gerald W. Godfrey (see above)

Chaplain: Lynn Alan Halstead – 101 Reservoir R., Beckley, WV 25801 Tel: 304 673-8947 lah@suddenlink.net

Death of Tamara “Tammy” Kay Brown

On behalf of the officers and members of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Tamara “Tammy” Kay Brown who passed away on Thursday, February 15,  2018. She was the wife of Compatriot Don Brown, Vice-President of the Capt James Neal Chapter, West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. Continue reading “Death of Tamara “Tammy” Kay Brown”

SAR Chapter Approved

Congratulations to WVSSAR President Bill Lester and the other Compatriots who worked so hard in creating the new John Beckley Chapter of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution.

The new John Beckley Chapter SAR was approved on 27 Jan 2018 by unanimous vote at the special BoM meeting held at Flatwoods, WV. The new John Beckley Chapter SAR will be located at Beckley, Raleigh County, WV.

Merry Christmas 2017 from the WVSSAR

On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas from the WVSSAR
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

National Veterans and Military Families Month – November 2017

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims November 2017 as National Veterans and Military Families Month

NATIONAL VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES MONTH, 2017

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

During National Veterans and Military Families Month, we honor the significant contributions made by American service members, their families, and their loved ones. We set aside this month surrounding Veterans Day to hold observances around the country to honor and thank those whose service and sacrifice represent the very best of America. We renew our Nation’s commitment to support veterans and military families. They deserve it. Continue reading “National Veterans and Military Families Month – November 2017”

Veterans Day 2017

Honor the United States military members and Veterans of our great Nation!

Veterans Day 2017
Veterans Day 2017 – image courtesy of the U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs

WVSSAR Newsletter Fall 2017

The WVSSAR Newsletter Fall 2017 edition is now available.
WVSSAR News
WVSSAR News

Our most sincere thanks and appreciation to Tom Galloway, the WVSSAR Newsletter Editor, for his dedication and excellent work that he always performs with the publishing of our West Virginia Society SAR Newsletter. Tom is also the President of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter WVSSAR.

You can view and download the WVSSAR Newsletter Fall 2017 edition HERE

Assistance for Veterans Affected by Recent Hurricanes

The following message is from WVSSAR President Bill Lester about helping Veterans who have been impacted by the recent hurricanes..

Compatriots:

Being a member of the VA Committee, I was present when disaster relief efforts were discussed at our meeting in Louisville 2 weeks ago. It was generally agreed that the Society should get involved helping the Veterans that were affected by the recent storms in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean. This is the plan that was decided on as a result of that discussion. Continue reading “Assistance for Veterans Affected by Recent Hurricanes”